|Episode 25. Get Out Of Your Car - ProgressivePodcastAustralia.com|
In this episode we encourage people to get out of their cars and move to alternative forms of transport like walking, cycling and public transport. Ben Rose, convenor of the Sustainable Transport Coalition of Western Australia, joins us to discuss this, the health benefits of getting out of your car and the alternative transport proposals from the various political parties at the upcoming election in Western Australia.For more information about the episode and to see all links referred to throug...
Keywords: sustainable transport; public transport; walking; cycling
|THE ALMATY METRO DEVELOPMENT PROPOSAL 2013 - Gleb K.Samoilov|
The Metro is the best form of public transport for cities with the population of over one million people. Developed Subway system is the basis of integration for other modes of transport. However, the Existing network of the Almaty Metro (includinglinesunder constructionand planned lines) does not cover all potential passengers (the Southern part of the City, the Airport area, new residential areas in the North-West).Prospects for increasing the Almaty city necessitate a significant expansion of...
Keywords: Metro network; Subway system; Ring-Radial scheme; Off-street urban transport; Integrated Public transport; Sustainable transport
|Can China develop sustainably?|
Sir Peter Hall talks about capitalism and sustainable development in China. He says China needs a sustainable public transit system, like that of Singapore, as a vital element of Chinese sustainability. Hall looks at how Japan has managed to restrain car usage and points to the Japanese train system as another example China would do well to follow.
Keywords: news&information; capitalism in china; sustainable development china; sustainability in china; sustainable transport system china; economic growth and sustainability in china
|How would you define sustainability?|
In his definition of sustainability, Peter Murray talks about sustainable urban planning in London. Green architecture and retrofitting will improve energy efficiency in our homes. Transport is a major issue for sustainability; we need more urban cycling and development around transport hubs.
Keywords: news&information; what is sustainability; definition of sustainability; define sustainability; sustainable london; sustainable urban planning london; green architecture; retrofitting; sustainable transport; urban cycling; energy efficiency in homes